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Expert NameDr. Kheem Raj Solanki
InstitutionNational Research Centre for Agroforestry
CityJhansi, Uttar Pradesh
Telephone91 517 442364
Work ExperienceStandardization of agrotechnique on jojoba and its adoption by department of agriculture, Govt. of Rajasthan and Ministry of rural Development, Govt. of India. Helping the farmers in the establishment of thirty nurseries of ber (Zyziphus mauriatiana). These nurseries have supplied more than 30 million plants through out India. The technology on ber has been extensively used by states like Madhya Pradesh, Maharastra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka. Identification of elite population of Prosopis cineraria with relatively higher growth rate and establishment of seedling seed orchard. Aonla based agroforestry system has been identified as best system for rainfed system in bundelkhand region. Intensification of research on neem (Azadirachta indica), Shishum (Dalberzia sissoo), Dau and Kardhai (Anogeissus pendula and latifolia). Coverage of 20 ha area with plantation of Anogeissus pendula, A. latifolia and Dendrocalmus structus.
QualificationsPh.D. Genetics, IARI, New Delhi, 1971. M.Sc. Agri. (Genetics and plant breeding), University of Udaipur, 1967. B.Sc. Agri., University of Udaipur, 1965.
Number of Publications161
AwardsICAR awards for Team work on the work entitled "Genetic improvement of Prosopis cineraria" 1992-93.
Other ActivitiesFellow Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding. Life member Indian Society of Tree Scientists. Life member Arid Zone Research Association of India. Life member Range management Society of India. Life member IARI Alumni Association.
Publications1. Solanki, K.R. and Ram Newaj (1997). Sustainable production through agroforestry system in semi-arid India. International conference on sustainable agriculture for food, energy and industry. Federal Agricultural Research Centre (FAL) Braunschweig, Book of Abstract: 205. 2. Solanki, K.R. and Singh, Manjit (1997). Multipurpose tree species for silvipastoral system. In: (Yadav, M.S.; Singh, Manjit; Sharma, S.K.; Tewari, J.C.; and Burman, V. eds.). Silvipastoral system in arid and semi-arid ecosystem, 187-195, CAZRI, Jodhpur. 3. Solanki, K.R.; Singh, Manjit and Kackar, N.L. (1997). Improvement of indigenous tree species in arid zone. In: (Singh, Surendra, and Amalkar eds.). Desertification control in the arid ecosystem of India for sustainable development, Agrobotanical Publishers (India) Bikaner: 261-269. 4. Solanki, K.R. (1992) Genetic improvement of Prosopis cineraria. In proceeding of the symposium on Prosopis species held in Durham, U.K. 1992. 5. Solanki, K.R.
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
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